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Chinatown, NYC Restaurants

Join Family Travel Forum on a tour of New York City's historic Chinatown, then stay awhile to dine at some of our favorite Asian restaurants. Join Family Travel Forum on a tour of New York City's historic Chinatown, then stay awhile to dine at some of our favorite Asian restaurants. Just as the name dim sum, the small dumplings and pastries of Chinese breakfast fare, translates...

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Chicago, Illinois Restaurants

Whether you like Italian, Greek or American food, FTF has some great ideas for restaurant stops in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago, Illinois is a blue-collar city famous for its blue-collar foods such as pizza, steak and beefy bratwurst. A much lesser part of Chicago's culinary reputation is based on its family restaurants and cafés, many...

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California’s Silicon Valley: Hi-Tech Capital Of Kid’s Museums

The high-tech area around San Jose and San Francisco offers exploration and discovery on your next great family vacation.In a way, a visit to a museum makes everyone a child again. The discovery of new things and the opportunity to explore the unknown encourages youthful wonder and curiosity. While the word ‘museum’ brings to mind quiet hallways and ‘Do Not Touch’ signs,...

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A Fairy Tale in Prague, Czech Republic’s Capital

Come see the spires of kid-friendly Prague, shop, party, dine and absorb European history without ever entering a museum.When you step into Prague, Czech Republic, you’ll think you’ve stepped into the pages of a real-life fairytale. Kids will love the views of the spires, towers, and majestic castle in the distance. Its rambling cobble stone streets are home to scenes in such movies...

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The Angels And Demons Family Tour Of Rome

Using a bestselling mystery, a guidebook, and a Hollywood film, this family is determined to discover Italy's rich history.We just completed a marvelous “vacation” in Rome, Italy.  I use quotations because if a vacation means sitting and relaxing for a week, well, Rome might not be the place for you.  There is so much to see and do that you will never be bored, the sights...

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Enjoying Museums With Children

An interview with an expert on the joys and benefits of sharing a museum experience with your child or grandchild. Exploring museums locally, or as part of a vacation itinerary? The following interview with Andrew Ackerman, Executive Director of the Children's Museum of Manhattan (212/721-1223) provides information for parents and grandparents to enhance the...

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Pounds Of Shopping In London, England

Britain's shopping underrated? FTF's retail guru dishes about the boutiques and emporiums where famous American moms spoil their fashionable flock.The city that has most fashionistas bowing at its throne is Paris. It’s true -- just about every breathing soul in Paris, whether young or old, looks as if they’ve just walked...

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Eternal Rome Is Fun For Students

Family Travel Forum's Editor in Chief offers her advice on seeing Rome, Italy, with your big bambini, when they're old enough to appreciate a bit of history. "Mom, it's so funky here. Look at all those crumbling buildings and holes in the streets. Why are so many things falling down?" Thus whined our 6-year-old son, Regan, on being introduced to glorious Rome, the startlingly beautiful...

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Grandtravel Tour To Italy

Read La Nonna's account of seeing Italy through the eyes of her grandson, as she describes their experience on a special tour for grandparents and kids. [Editor's Note: Although the Grandtravel company is no longer operating, other tour operators are organizing grandparent - grandchildren tours of Europe that can make this dream come true for your family.] A...

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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar-Hazy Center

Family travelers visit an amazing new branch of Smithsonian's Air & Space Museum in Virginia.Once the long lines diminished, I took Maddy (11) and Jamie (9) to check out the new Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center. Cut out of a forest at the southern end of Dulles International Airport's long runway, 25 miles outside Washington, DC, the museum annex is a cavernous...

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